Month: August 2018

Students in class (Photo Credit: Bri Diaz)

UConn Responds to Need for K-12 Mandarin Teachers

August 6, 2018

The University of Connecticut will begin a teaching certification program in Mandarin Chinese next year, in response to a need for Mandarin elementary and high school teachers both at the state and national level.

East Hartford School Board Hires New Assistant Superintendent

August 3, 2018

The new assistant superintendent of elementary schools in East Hartford is Elsie Torres, a teacher and administrator from Meriden, school officials announced Thursday. Torres, who starts her new job on Aug. 15, most recently worked as supervisor of bilingual education and English-as-a-second-language programs for Meriden public schools.